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Nov 07, 2005, 12:45 AM
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New Yellow Aircraft P-40 Kit Arrived


Thought you guys might like to see some pics of this new kit. I got this a few days ago. Trying to decide powerplants is harder than I though....
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Nov 11, 2005, 03:43 PM
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No comments, huh?
Nov 11, 2005, 04:03 PM
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Looks like it is very nice and very expensive.
Nov 11, 2005, 08:22 PM
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I saw their proto-type at Toledo a couple of years ago....and came away with only one feeling - QUALITY!

I see you got the retracts also....THAT set you back a bit didn't it

Nov 11, 2005, 09:34 PM
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Thanks for responding! For a minute there, I was feeling a little hurt that nobody had a comment.


No, they're actually pretty reasonably priced. Then again, that's relative, isn't it?


They weren't too bad. I get a little bit of a break because I'm a Rep, though. The kit itself is only $625, though. The gear are $495. I said "ouch" before I saw them, but once I got them in my hand, it was a different story. Only smiles.....
Nov 11, 2005, 10:08 PM
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But those retracts are 100% quality! And therefore are worth it

Nov 11, 2005, 10:13 PM
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Are those retracts by Sierra Giant Scale?
Nov 12, 2005, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by freddy warbird
Are those retracts by Sierra Giant Scale?


No Sir. Those rectracts are by Yellow Aircraft! They're custom designed for our P-40. Nice, huh?
Nov 12, 2005, 06:15 PM
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That looks like a very difficult build, maybe a little too advanced for you Shaun. So heres the solution, you send the kit to me, I send my spare Yellow Spitfire kit to you and I will build the P-40, fly it, enjoy it and tell you all about it so you can decide if you want to do one yourself. I was going to say only kidding, but if you fall for it I will be at the post office in a minute.
I almost bought a Yellow p-40 kit the other week actually as I wrecked my Byron P-40, someone had one with all the gear but I had just committed to a 3w 1/4 Mustang artf. I love the Yellow kits. My buddy is building a p-47 as a second kit and is having the time of his life. His only other build was a sig something extra and he finds the Yellow fairly easy and very enjoyable.
I have, as I said a Yellow Spitfire kit ready to go with Yellow retracts and a ZDZ 60. I am also flying my other Yellow Spitfire in Top Gun pro-am next year. I think you have pictures for that one for your web site Shaun. I have not heard too much about the way the Yellow p-40 flies but the little I have heard is on Par with all the other Yellow kits, and that is good.
I love the gear too, it just looks cool with the twin cylinders. keep us up to date on the build there. I maybe close behind you when I have my other projects finished.
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Nov 13, 2005, 07:11 PM
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LOL, for a minute there, I was thinking, "Dang. Maybe he's right...."
Nov 17, 2005, 12:23 PM
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Hey Shaun,

The Tiger looks great. I gotta have one. What engine are you guys thinking about for the install? Shoot me a pm with the ordering info and everything I need.

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Nov 18, 2005, 04:01 AM
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shaun bird,
whats up the p40, haha dude i was just watching pearl harbor and i get online and see this. actually i only got to disc two. give me a call tomarrow. laters looks like your going to be busy for a minute, need a snicker bar.
Nov 18, 2005, 09:41 PM
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I'm looking at a G-62 for ease and reliability. It's way more than the bird needs, but why add lead, right? I'll PM you.
Nov 18, 2005, 09:42 PM
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Dang, you're everywhere! Call me up, I lost your number again. Funny screen name given what's been going on over here lately. I'll tell you all about who's an "Agent" these days. You'll never believe this shtuff......

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